Local historian Steve Beauchampe will give a talk about the 151-year history of the Doug Ellis Woodcock Sports Centre, which contains Birmingham's oldest swimming pool on Monday 17th October at 6:30pm in G11.
Steve Beauchampe, co-author of Played in Birmingham, is a freelance writer, researcher and photographer on sport, music and architectural issues.
A supporter of Birmingham City and Warwickshire CCC, Steve was one of founders of the seminal football fanzine Off The Ball, and was a leading member of the Football Supporters Association from 1989-96.
He is an active member of the Friends of Moseley Road Baths and is currently writing a centenary history of the Grade II* building. He is also undertaking a photographic survey of Birmingham, West Bromwich and Solihull's entire stock of sports grounds and buildings as part of the creation of a wider archive of this aspect of the city's sporting heritage
This talk is to mark the re-opening of the Doug Ellis Woodcock Sports Centre and is open to all staff.
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Ext 4630.
19 Septemember 2011.